Beggin, James Arthur

Private 2929 James Arthur Beggin. 1st Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action at Beaucourt between 13th and 15th November 1916, aged approx. 22. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

  • Born c.1894
  • Enlisted at Armoury House, London
  • Residence given as The Woodlands, Redhill, Surrey
  • 5ft 9 inches tall
  • Admitted into the HAC on 7th September 1914
  • Left England from Southampton on 21st July 1916
  • Arrived in Harve, France on 22nd July 1916
  • Joined 1st Battalion on 20th October 1916
  • Killed in action at Beaucourt between 13th and 15th November 1916
  • Buried but grave subsequently lost
  • Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
  • Pier 8. Face A.
  • Son of Mrs Annie Louisa Beggin of 112 Dara Road, Wimbledon, later of Kildare, Norwich Avenue, Bournemouth
  • Brother of Annie (b.c.1893), Reginald George (b.c.1897), Margaret (b.c.1899)

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